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WCA #321 with Dave Way – Pretending To Be a Beatle, Serendipitous Events, Home Studio Economics, and The Apple Farm Assassin

My guest today is producer, engineer, mixer Dave Way. Dave has a huge discography and a load of experience to share. He talks to us from his studio in Southern California, The Way Station.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Apple Farm Assassin
  • The Nun With A Guitar
  • Pretending To Be a Beatle
  • Hearing Life Through Cassette
  • Early Mono Recording
  • Music vs. Baseball
  • Berklee College of Music
  • New York Studios
  • Dance Remixes
  • Gig Opportunities 
  • Teddy Riley
  • 120 Hour Weeks
  • Competitiveness
  • Serendipitous Events
  • New York Success 
  • Michael Jackson
  • Staying In California
  • John Doe
  • Genre Jumping
  • Jazz
  • Mixing Differences
  • Home Studio Economics
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Working With Stars

Matt’s Rant: The Purge

Links and Show Notes


  • Guest: Dave Way
  • Host: Matt Boudreau 
  • WCA Theme Music: Cliff Truesdell 
  • Announcer: Chuck Smith
  • Editing: Anne-Marie Pleau & Matt Boudreau
  • Additional Music: The License Lab